Among the Thugs

Buford, Bill

| 1992

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They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the Queen, football clubs (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the rest of the known universe, and England's soccer thugs express it in ways that range from mere vandalism to riots that terrorize entire cities. Now Bill Buford, editor of the prestigious journal Granta, enters this alternate society and records both its savageries and its sinister allure with the social imagination of a George Orwell and the raw personal engagement of a Hunter Thompson.

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Loo Looson

2016-12-26

Betyg

Intressant om en tid som är förbi i England, MDMF, håll balansen, bevara ståplats.

Niklas Lövgren

2010-10-18

Betyg

The last truly british people you will ever know...

Kaj Westergård

2010-03-21

Betyg

Tio gånger mer skrämmande än Stieg vad han nu heter :-)